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about 1 month ago


I am just starting a avocado tree. I started it from the pit & it's about a foot high now. The leafs are curling under. am I watering it to much or to little

1 answer · 120 visits

2 months ago

avocado spots

what is this spot, what causes it? how can I prevent it? and how do I treat it here is southern Florida zone 11

2 answers · 189 visits

3 months ago


Tiny fruit fails to stay on the tree and all falls off at once. Why?

1 answer · 196 visits

3 months ago

Avocado transplanted leaf pale diagnosis

Planted about 1 week ago, large hole with gravel at bottom and filled with store bought "native mix" soil in Southern California. Is this water related or something else. Not...

1 answer · 148 visits

5 months ago

Transparent & Curling New Growth

We have only been having these issues for the past few weeks, shortly before repotting into a larger pot as she was rooted out. The new growth began to get lighter and lighter...

3 answers · 270 visits

5 months ago

To prune or not to prune

We started our avocado from a pit a little more than a year ago. Once the roots came out and the foliage began to show we planted it into a small pot. Shortly into Spring we put...

1 answer · 221 visits

5 months ago

No flowers on my avocado tree

I have about 10 avocado trees that were planted over fifteen years that have never flowered. The leaves seem healthy but no flowers. What should i do?

2 answers · 249 visits

6 months ago

Avocado seed

I have tried several times to plant avocado seeds. Can someone help me figure out which side is the top (since seeds are round) and how to propagate them. Thank you

Jarrell, Texas
2 answers · 237 visits

7 months ago

Avocado tree with brown edges on the leaves, how do you fix it?

Avocado tree with brown edges on the leaves, how do you fix it?

1 answer · 285 visits

7 months ago

Avocado tree with brown edges on the leaves, how do you fix it?

Avocado tree with brown edges on the leaves, how do you fix it?

1 answer · 225 visits

7 months ago

Avocado leaves changing color

I am trying find out what is happening to my potted avocado tree. It is just about 1 year old. It has been growing really well but i am noticing that some of the leaves are...

0 answers · 245 visits

7 months ago

Avocado Problem

I am not sure if this is sun burn though my Avocados are shaded , i dont see any bugs but i see ants and usually thats not a good sign !? whats going on cheers reem

1 answer · 290 visits

8 months ago

Baby avocados turning black

We have a beautiful avocado tree that has a lot of large avocados on it and numerous small ones as well. We just noticed that a LOT of the baby ones are turning black. What is...

1 answer · 289 visits

8 months ago

Avocado problem

This avocado started having these brown dry spots ?

1 answer · 276 visits

10 months ago

Brown dried leaves on plant

My tree is grafted and is about two years old. Recently the leaves at the tip of each branch are dead and dried as tho the plant was lacking water. However, the tree is watered...

0 answers · 316 visits

11 months ago


My avocado tree is 10 years old . It flowers every year but doesn't set fruit. What could the problem be?

2 answers · 314 visits

11 months ago

Brown spots and curling leaves on Avocado

I've had this plant for 9 months at least. I first noticed leaf tip curling on the plant maybe a few months / a month ago. However that is not my main concern; I'm more worried...

2 answers · 510 visits

11 months ago

Chubby White leaves?

I have numerous Avocados growing from the pits. I have two however that don't have the green leaves like the others. They have what looks like chubby white leaves. They are not...

1 answer · 424 visits

12 months ago

Curled leaves

My Avocados look healthy with the new leaves, but the older ones started curling upwards as if they will close. They are outdoors, in light shade, good growth and color of...

1 answer · 512 visits

12 months ago

When to fertilize?

I have successfully rooted avocado seeds. My only potted one is 18" tall. Leaves are turning brown on tips, new leaves on top are fine. When should I fertilize? What type?

Morehead City, NC
1 answer · 515 visits

about 1 year ago

Climate needed to grow Avocado tree

l'd like to know if I can grow an Avocado tree in our region (Iran 'Busheh' Borazjan) with summer middle temperatures of 35-46 Celsius and warm winds. It needs to be said that...

Iran, Borazjan
1 answer · 968 visits

about 1 year ago

Tree started form a seed 3 years ago, 3 ft tall and no branches brought indoors for winter. New growth appears

Leaves fall off and new growth begins again there is about a foot of trunk showing where the leaves fall off. The tree started from a seed 3 years ago standing in a 5 gallon...

hamilton on can
0 answers · 599 visits

about 1 year ago

speeding up avocado fruiting?

"Avocado trees grown from seed can take 4–6 years to produce fruit whereas grafted plants may produce fruit within 1–2 years." My 2 grafted trees are 2 and 3 years from the...

zone 9
1 answer · 932 visits

about 1 year ago

Avocado tree about 6 years old

Recently large branches on my tree are withering then turning totally brown. The rest of the tree looks great. Can you tell me what might be wrong with it? thank you

2 answers · 586 visits

over 1 year ago

Avocado leaf tips browning! Help! What to do?

I just noticed today that the tips of my avocado leaves are browning. What does this mean? Please advise!

1 answer · 775 visits